About Darren Williams

Dr. Williams is the founder and CEO of BlackFog, Inc. In the wake of increasing privacy concerns across the world Dr. Williams founded BlackFog to combat the growing number of applications and online sites that breach your privacy rights. With more than 20% of online activity associated with data profiling it was clear that something had to be done to curb this growing threat. Unlike companies that focus on malware and viruses this new category focuses specifically on data loss prevention, ransomware and malvertising.

Privacy Quick Start 4 (Windows)

BlackFog Privacy ensures your device is protected from fileless cyber attacks which are growing at an alarming rate. It provides real time protection against online threats with 11 layers of protection to prevent attacks from ransomware, spyware, malware and unauthorized data collection and profiling.

2020-06-09T21:12:50-07:00November 5th, 2019|

BlackFog’s Releases On-Device Data Privacy for Windows v4

BlackFog announces the release of BlackFog Privacy 4.0, its next generation data privacy and cybersecurity solution for Windows. Focusing specifically on on-device cybersecurity and data exfiltration, BlackFog is able to block threats in real-time.

2020-05-11T20:27:23-07:00October 7th, 2019|Press Release|

BlackFog Global Threat Statistics – Q2 2019

BlackFog collected threat statistics on a global basis for the first 6 months of 2019. What follows is a summary of the data exfiltration across all endpoints across Windows, Mac, Android and iOS devices. Dark Web BlackFog saw some trends from Q1 with a significant increase in Dark Web exfiltration representing 5.67% [...]

2020-05-11T20:35:41-07:00September 10th, 2019|Statistics|

How to fix install error code 12029

When installing BlackFog on a damaged Windows 7 or later computer you may get error code 12029 reported from the installer. The installer checks for a viable machine before installing and so when it sees it is damaged it will halt installation.

2020-06-09T21:17:56-07:00July 17th, 2019|

GDPR and the impact on privacy one year on

We are now approaching the one-year anniversary of the implementation of GDPR – one of the most important changes to data privacy regulations in the last 20 years. Since its implementation, what changes – if any – have businesses made to ensure the data they hold remains secure?

2020-05-13T11:53:16-07:00June 7th, 2019|Network Protection, Privacy, Uncategorized|

BlackFog BSD after a few hours when running with Kaspersky

When running BlackFog alongside Kaspersky it is important that you are running the latest version of Kaspersky greater than 19. Older versions have a memory handling bug which manifests over time and eventually causes Windows to crash. Kaspersky drivers in v19 seem to be the main cause of the problem and are documented on [...]

2020-06-09T21:20:34-07:00May 16th, 2019|